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2016+ fuel tank swap for gen 2 ?

Discussion in '2nd Gen Tundras (2007-2013)' started by TheBeast, Oct 10, 2016.

  1. Oct 10, 2016 at 12:59 PM
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    TheBeast

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    we all know gen 2 and gen 3 til 2015 have smaller tanks. Now for us gen 2 guys, is it possible to swap fuel tanks with 2016+ oem ones ? Whenever parts are available.
     
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  2. Oct 10, 2016 at 3:03 PM
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    zcarpenter92

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    I've been wondering about this too. I'll definitely be keeping an eye on this thread.
     
  3. Oct 10, 2016 at 3:27 PM
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    ColoradoTJ

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    You can buy the 38 gallon tank. Toyota of Clermont has them on sale right meow for 624.72. You save 255.00
     
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  4. Oct 10, 2016 at 5:03 PM
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    as far as undercarriage space. It is the same between gen 2 and gen 3's ? It might be a well worth upgrade to the truck IMO.

    going from 26 (?) to 38 would be really nice for those long trips.
     
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  5. Oct 11, 2016 at 6:12 AM
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  6. Oct 11, 2016 at 6:38 AM
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    Everything is available, but it is more than just a simple tank swap. If you look at a diagram of the tank, basically everything in the picture is needed, as they all have different part numbers from the parts that go with the smaller tank. And it is massively expensive.
     
  7. Oct 11, 2016 at 7:04 AM
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    I'm guessing a lot more than just buying the 46 gal one from Transferflo?
     
  8. Oct 11, 2016 at 8:17 AM
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    You guessed correctly. 46 gal will be cheaper. So if you decide to trade in your truck, factor in the cost of a larger tank.
     
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  9. Oct 11, 2016 at 8:21 AM
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    @Roman, if a guy were to add the 46 gal Transferflo, is there a way to get the fuel gauge to read the level of the bigger tank accurately? Thought I read something awhile back that it won't adjust to the added fuel capacity.
     
  10. Oct 11, 2016 at 9:39 AM
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    the thing with the transferflow is that it's a big tank (46 Gal and not 38) and it sits pretty low from all the pictures I have seen. I would be concerned overlanding/off roading with it. my 0.02. Now if you plan to tow your trailer on the freeway it is a good option.
     
  11. Oct 11, 2016 at 10:13 AM
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    @jberry813 @Relentless how much lower are your tanks?
     
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    I did hear that the total swap was over 2000.00. What is the total cost @Roman if you have it?

    Thanks.
     
  13. Oct 11, 2016 at 10:54 AM
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  14. Oct 11, 2016 at 11:07 AM
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    Almost negligible. The extra volume doesn't come from depth of the tank. It comes from adding volume forward and rearward.
    If you get the tank coated with their version of line-x, it adds some depth because it's laid on really thick and you have to use shims on the hangers.

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    I am! Been busy.
    Between buying a new to me Tacoma, driving it 2800 miles home, spending tons of fun coupons on it, and dealing with end of fiscal year maddness at work, Tundras time has been minimal.
     
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    Sounds like you're livin the dream man! As far as the Tacoma, pics or it didn't happen!
     
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    Waiting for details on new truck. Glad you're still kickin'
     
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